Crowdfunding platform Karolina Fund was in the running for the Global Startup Awards in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysa on December 9th 2016. Karolina Fund was nominated in the category Best Social Enterprise. The company previously won that category at the Nordic Startup Awards, which qualifed them for the Global edition. The winner of the category was Romanian Mira Rihab.
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The Icelandic tour and treasure hunt company Locatify just announced that Thingvellir – one of Iceland’s main tourist attraction (part of the Golden Circle and UNESCO heritage site – has become a customer of the company.
Lemonsqueeze, a New York based service company that assists European startups with expanding to the US, is starting operations in Iceland. Oddur Sturluson, project manager at Icelandic Startups, will be a sourcing partner for Lemonsqueeze in Iceland, and represent the company in the Icelandic scene.
Vivaldi, the browser company founded by Jón von Tetzchner formerly of Opera, just announced a new update. The update includes several new features to the tabbed browsing experience, note taking in the browser, and a move into the connected home: you can now use the browser to change your Philips Hue lights.
The Fast50 list was unveiled for the second time last week. App Dynamic, which was near the top last time, landed at the top of the list, which ranks technology companies by revenue growth 2012-2015. Two companies, CrankWheel and Florealis, were awarded the Rising Star. The competition is held by Deloitte with participation from FKA, SI, NMI and Islandsbanki.
Friday was investor day for Startup Energy Reykjavik, one of the several accelerators operated by Icelandic Startups. The pitch event marks the end of the ten week accelerator period.
Bókun, the Icelandic cloud based sales, inventory and marketing platform for the tourism industry, has announced a partnership with Swiss company TrekkSoft. From the announcement: